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MS Computer Engineering

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

2 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

53460 USD
53460 USD

Application fee

International 85 USD
National 85 USD
Computer Engineering Program
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
TOEFL-PBT (min)600
GRE (avg)315

World University Ranking

About this course

The Computer Engineering Program offers a course of study leading to the degree of Master of Science (M.S.). The basic courses in the M.S. program come from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Departments. Students completing the program are prepared to work (or study further) in such fields as digital computer design, digital communications, and the design of embedded computer systems.


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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are generally expected to have a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, or electrical engineering with at least a 3.2 GPA in technical courses. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE), General Test only, is required of all applicants.


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Course Modules

CSEE W4119: Computer networks
CSEE W4140: Networking laboratory
EECS E4321: Digital VLSI circuits
EECS E4750: Hybrid comp. for sig. & data proc.
EECS E4764: Iot-intelligent & connected sys.
CSEE W4823: Advanced logic design
CSEE W4824: Computer architecture
CSEE W4840: Embedded systems
CSEE W4868: Systems-on-chip platofrms
EECS E4951: Wireless networks & systems
EECS E6180: Modeling and performance evaluation
EECS E6321: Advanced digital electronic circuits
EECS E6322: VLSI hard. arch. for sig. proc. & ml
EECS E6765: Internet of things - sys. & physical data analytics
CSEE E6824: Parallel computer architecture
CSEE E6861: Computer-aided design of digital systems
CSEE E6863: Formal verification of hardware/software systems
CSEE E6868: Embedded scalable platforms

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How to Apply

Application Requirements 
The following materials must accompany the online application:

  • Official transcript copy from every post-secondary institution attended*
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores
  • Personal statement
  • Resumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • $85 non-refundable application fee

Additional Requirements 
If you meet the following criteria you must submit additional material(s) as indicated:

  • Applied Physics Doctoral applicants: Official GRE Physics Subject Test Score
  • International applicants or applicants whose undergraduate degree was received in a country in which English is not the official and spoken language must meet the following additional requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) official scores required. An exception is made for applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree or complete a master's degree in the United States before enrollment, in this case the applicant is not required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores for admission.
  • Doctoral applicants to Computer Science must send the following documents by postal mail upon submission of the application (applicants to other programs will be asked to provide these documents at a later date):
    1. Official transcript from every post-secondary institution attended, from the institution in a sealed envelope
    2. Official copies of diploma/degree certificates (international students only)
    3. Translation of the official transcript(s) and degree/diploma certificate(s) is required if the institution(s) you attended does not issue transcripts in English. The translation must be conducted by a reputable service provider.  Personal transcript translations will not be accepted.

Candidates should NOT submit copies of awards, financial documentation, or other additional documents that are not required with the applicaiton. Submission of extra documents will not enhance chances of being admitted. Documents submitted will not be returned. 

*Official Transcript Requirement: 
Please refer to our transcript FAQs if you have questions about this requirement for more information. 

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